Mr. Zeldin shows no understanding, offers no olive branch – to his own constituents! Mr. Zeldin needs to stop “snarking” at his constituents and start holding his party’s disastrous leader to some standards.
Long Islanders paid for LILCO’s Shoreham mistake so that a nuclear plant would not open. Now the state wants Long Islanders to pay again so that nuclear plants in another part of New York will not close.
Variation is normal, but the numbers of Monarch butterflies have all but crashed. The Monarch's food and nesting source, the wildflower known as milkweed, has disappeared rapidly — 150 million acres of milkweed in the U.S. are gone.
Do we really want all Americans to have access to health care — effective, affordable health care? When people can’t afford to buy it on their own, should the rest of us pay? Is health care a right? Or is it privilege?
Ever since the undeveloped acres in the Pine Barrens started to be bought up with a specially dedicated, quarter-cent sales tax-funded bonding in 1987, the intention was as a future, rainy day kind of water resource. That rainy day is here — in spades.
Like the legislation sought by County Executive Steve Bellone last year, State Assemblyman Fred Thiele's proposal would create a fund with a $1-per-thousand water surcharge for public water customers. The fund would help homeowners install costly advanced septic systems.